mentholated mentholated

Definition(s):

  • (adj) containing, or impregnated with, menthol

Usage(s):

  1. The overall impression of the new series suggests a great bowl of mentholated cornflakes.
  2. Each major company is hedging its bets by marketing at least three of the four major cigarette typesregulars, filters, kings and mentholated.
  3. If you've ever nursed a cold with hot tea and honey, jump-started the day with a cappuccino, or soothed a sore throat with a mentholated cough drop, you've practiced herbal medicine.

News

  • FDA moves toward restricting menthol in cigarettes

    Menthol cigarettes appear to be more addictive and pose a greater health threat than unflavored tobacco, an FDA report says. The agency plans more studies and will 'explore all potential options.' The Food and Drug Administration has set the stage to restrict — or possibly ban — mentholated cigarettes on the grounds that they are more appealing to new smokers, more addictive to longtime smokers ...
    on July 25, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

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